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Approval in Maryland

Maryland Board of Professional Counselors & Therapists

  • Provider Info:

  • Cycle: Renewal every 2 years
  • Total Requirement: 40 credit hours required; 10 may be earned with Addiction Counselor CE.

Applies To:

  • Maryland Addiction Counselors

40 hours every 2 yrs. (Recertification returns to a two year cycle in 2013).

10 hours allowed through distant learning (online/homestudy).

Maryland does not accept distance learning for initial certification requirements.

The 10 hours of distance learning accepted for relicensure can only be applied from the second renewal period forward – distance learning can not be used on the initial (first) relicensure period.

Board Contact Info

Maryland Addictions Professional Certification Board (MAPCB)
Phone (866) 537-5340
https://health.maryland.gov/bopc/Pages/index.aspx

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Disclaimer

We do our best keep our information current, but state laws sometimes change without notice. Please remember it is your responsibility for interpreting your state's laws, licensure requirements, course relevancy and all requirements for your state.

If you are aware of a change in your requirements that is not shown here, please let us know!

BOPC uses the term credit hours to refer to continuing education credit hours. Our system normally refers to CE credit hours. On Addiction Counselor CE these terms may be considered synonymous.

Contact Info

Maryland Addictions Professional Certification Board (MAPCB)
Phone (866) 537-5340
https://health.maryland.gov/bopc/Pages/index.aspx

Applicability and Disclaimer

This CE approval information applies to these professionals in Maryland:

  • Addiction Counselors

Please Note:

Carefully read your state licensure renewal requirements as some jurisdictions have specific topic requirements or limits on the number of accepted Online/Home Study credits.

State laws often change, so please remember it is your responsibility for interpreting your state's laws, licensure requirements, course relevancy and all requirements for your state.